There is neither a fee nor a permit required to visit Springfield Armory National Historic Site and tour its public areas.
If, however, you or your group would like to use other park facilities, hold a special event, film or photograph beyond personal use, or other activity, a permit is required in order to ensure the protection of park resources, its values and purpose, and to prevent significant disruption of normal visitor uses.
There are a few different permits, depending on activity:
To discuss a proposed activity, please contact the park's Special Park Uses Coordinator:
Springfield Armory NHS
Did You Know?
Springfield Arsenal, a military supply depot, was sited by General Henry Knox, and approved by General George Washington in 1777. The arsenal became known as Springfield Armory in 1794 when on-site small arms manufacturing was approved by President Washington. More...